Help Support CCC, go to Cold Smoke through the Month of September

Cold Smoke is dedicated to supporting local non-profits, they donate all cash tips for a month to a designated non-profit. Child Care Connections has been chosen for the month of September. If you enjoy a nice cup of coffee or…
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September is National Preparedness Month

September is National Preparedness Month and CCAoA is encouraging parents, child care providers and child care resource and referral staff to take the Preparedness Pledge. By signing up for the preparedness pledge you will receive a task each week of…
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Are You Using it Right? Know your Child’s Car Seat is Correct

As part of National Seat Check Saturday local Child Passenger Safety Technicians will be checking car seats at the Gallatin Valley Mall on September 23rd from 10:00am to 1:00pm.

Click here for the official flyer.


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Fun & Healthy Snack: Veggie & Pretzel Scooter

Cut four slices of cucumbers for wheels. Take a piece of string cheese and horizontally insert two toothpicks into each end. Slide the cucumber slices on the toothpicks for the wheels. Make a small hole in the top of the string cheese…
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Building Relationships Part 3 of 3: Children

A new school year is approaching, so it is likely that change is happening in many of your programs; whether children are leaving or new children are enrolling.  The relationships that you establish with the children, will last a lifetime. …
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Get Inside & Play!

Fire season wreaks havoc on everyone – particularly our young children whom need outside playtime to help burn energy, learn new skills such as problem solving (there’s only two swings and 3 children!) and how to treat our friends (using…
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FREE Dental Care- August 26th (Bozeman)

This is the day that Hay's Dental Group gives back to the community. Click here for more information.


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CACFP Meal Pattern Updates

Centers and day care homes offering meals through the Child and Adult Care Food Program (CACFP) play a critical role in supporting the wellness, health, and development of children through the provision of nutritious foods. Child care providers, in particular,…
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REMINDER…Sign-on/Sign-Out Sheets

“All child care providers (including Legally Certified Providers [LCP}) shall maintain current sign-in/sign-out records for each child receiving child care assistance and utilize them as follows:

Each time the child enters or leaves the facility identified on the Child Care…
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Kids Summer Lunch Program

HRDC’s Summer Lunch Program is gearing up for our 12th year. Below are details and information about each site. Last year we prepared close to 30,000 Meals, this year we have increased our partnerships and are projecting to serve…
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Coaches Corner: Building Relationships Part 2: Families

Spring is time for new growth and new beginnings, a wonderful time to reconnect with your families. Planning a Family Get Together is the perfect way to demonstrate your appreciation of their trust in you.  Whether the families are close…
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Coaches Corner: Building Relationships Part 1: Colleagues

Building meaningful relationships is the cornerstone of any Early Childhood Program.  Strong positive relationships will result in effective communication, cooperation and collaboration.  Think of relationships as a car, if it is taken care of and full of gas, it runs…
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CCC Training Fee Update

After much thought and consideration, Child Care Connections will be raising the training fee for classroom training effective July 1, 2017. This decision is based on the fee’s we must pay to use and maintain online registration. Online registration is…
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Does your helmet fit properly?


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